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From latest events to upcoming events to success stories and so much more. Below you will find all the latest updates and goings on at FBC. Enjoy!

2609, 2023

6 Tips to Help Guide Dogs and Their Handlers

It’s National Guide Dog Month, and FBC is still celebrating! Today, enjoy these tips on guide dog etiquette. Learn how you can help guide dogs do their jobs and keep their handlers safe. Guide dogs are not just highly trained service animals; they are the lifeline and companions to people with vision loss. Interacting with a guide dog team requires a [...]

1909, 2023

White Cane Walk

Join FBC for Our Annual White Cane Walk and Help Promote Safety for Everyone! In Honor of White Cane Safety Day, FBC is hosting our annual White Cane Walk. Join us for this free community event, and help us advocate for vision loss, pedestrian safety, and how our community can help our visually impaired neighbours stay safe as they travel. Join [...]

1509, 2023

Guiding Emily at FBC

Join FBC and author Barbara Hinske for a special dinner and a movie event! Barbara is the author of Guiding Emily, a heartwarming tale of a woman who loses her vision and the guide dog who helps her find her way through her new normal. Barbara was inspired to write the story of Emily and her guide dog Garth after a [...]

809, 2023

Guide Dog Month

September is Guide Dog Month Foundation for Blind Children is celebrating and showing pride for National Guide Dog Month this September. We are extending out our hands to all communities to join in the celebration with us! Guide dogs gave the blind community the gift of freedom and independence during a time when blind individuals [...]

2108, 2023

Lily the Blind Unicorn and the Value of Inclusion

Story by: Rachel Pulver  Marieke Davis always wanted to teach kids that they can do almost anything no matter what others may think. She wrote and illustrated the children’s book Lily the Blind Unicorn with the hope of teaching children about inclusion, disability, and acceptance. Lily the Blind Unicorn features Lily and her magical abilities to play the lute, and [...]

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